Stories from the latest issue:

8 killed, 13 injured in NYC terrorist attack

8 killed, 13 injured in NYC terrorist attack

  By Frederick H. Lowe A motorist deliberately drove his pickup truck onto a New York City bike path, killing eight and injuring 13 in what the city’s mayor called a terrorist attack similar to the one that occurred on July 14, 2016 in Nice, France. The driver, who police later identified as Sayfullo Habibulloevic Saipov was shot and arrested for […]

October 31, 2017 · 0 comments ·
Television journalist who called Obama ‘a dick’ let his dick get him into trouble and fired

Television journalist who called Obama ‘a dick’ let his dick get him into trouble and fired

By Frederick H. Lowe Veteran television journalist Mark Halperin once called President Barack Obama ‘a dick’ on the MSNBC television program “Morning Joe” after the president said something Halperin didn’t like. Well, Halperin’s own dick has gotten him into trouble and fired from MSNBC and NBC where he began working in 2010 as a political analyst, following stints at Time, […]

October 31, 2017 · 0 comments ·
Fund named in honor of police shooting victim has raised more than $93,000 so far

Fund named in honor of police shooting victim has raised more than $93,000 so far

  By Frederick H. Lowe Before Philando Castile became another black man shot to death by police, he managed the cafeteria at J.J. Hill Montessori Magnet School in Saint Paul, Minnesota, where he would take money out of his own pocket to pay for the lunches of students who couldn’t afford them. After Jeronimo Yanez, a police officer with the […]

October 31, 2017 · 0 comments ·
Former cop shoots to death unarmed black man, collects $36,000 in back pay and has her record expunged

Former cop shoots to death unarmed black man, collects $36,000 in back pay and has her record expunged

By Frederick H. Lowe Betty Shelby, a former Tulsa, Oklahoma, cop, hasn’t skipped a beat since shooting to death an unarmed black man. Shelby shot to death Terence Crutcher, a motorist who had his hands in air on  September 16, 2016, after his SUV stalled. Shelby claimed she shot Crutcher for two reasons. He was reaching inside his vehicle and […]

October 30, 2017 · 0 comments ·
Jackie Robinson’s padded baseball cap sold at auction for nearly $600,000

Jackie Robinson’s padded baseball cap sold at auction for nearly $600,000

By Frederick H. Lowe A padded baseball cap Jackie Robinson wore for protection from 90-miles per hour baseballs deliberately thrown at his head by opposing pitchers during his first two years in the majors has been sold for $590,994 during an auction. Lelands. com, an auction house based in Bohemia, N.Y., announced the cap’s sale on October 28 to an […]

October 29, 2017 · 0 comments ·

Undocumented immigrants are urged to apply for citizenship to fight Trump’s directives

  Benefits of citizenship include better paying jobs and the right to vote By Frederick H. Lowe CHICAGO—The Council for Islamic Relations and other organizations concerned about immigrant rights that have dominated news headlines since voters elected Donald Trump recently held a news conference at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport to address one of many issues that has caused turmoil and […]

October 26, 2017 · 0 comments ·
Mugabe is no longer a WHO good-will ambassador

Mugabe is no longer a WHO good-will ambassador

By Frederick H. Lowe That was quick Robert Mugabe, president of Zimbabwe, had his appointment as goodwill ambassador for the World Health Organization rescinded less than a week after it was conferred as a result of international outrage. Dr. Tedros Ahanom, WHO’s director-general, said on Sunday that he was rescinding Mugabe’s appointment, which was made October 19. Zimbabwe’s main opposition […]

October 24, 2017 · 0 comments ·
NAACP elects new president and CEO

NAACP elects new president and CEO

He intends to change the organization’s nonprofit status Derrick Johnson has been elected president and CEO of the NAACP, the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization, after serving as interim leader since January when Cornell William Brooks was not offered a new contract on June 30. Brooks had been president and CEO since 2014. Johnson, a Detroit native, who […]

October 23, 2017 · 0 comments ·
Hamilton wins U.S. Grand Prix

Hamilton wins U.S. Grand Prix

  He sets his sights on winning  fourth driver of year honors By Frederick H. Lowe Usain Bolt, the world’s fastest man on two feet, handed a pair of gold and purple track shoes to Lewis Hamilton, the world’s fastest Formula 1 driver, after Hamilton won the U.S. Grand Prix on Sunday in Austin, Texas. “I think this is my […]

October 23, 2017 · 0 comments ·
Morehouse selects a new president

Morehouse selects a new president

                By Frederick H. Lowe Morehouse College has selected Dr. David A. Thomas as the Atlanta-based school’s 12th president, ending a six-month period of transition during which the profiles of more than 100 executives, including several sitting college presidents, were reviewed. Dr. Thomas, the H. Naylor Fitzhugh Professor of Business at Harvard Business […]

October 23, 2017 · 0 comments ·